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Update: Crum-Ewing’s killing: Narine confronts main suspect Regan Rodrigues in Police presence

SEAN HINDS – by Ralph Ramkarran – Commentary

SEAN HINDS – Posted on July 25, 2015  – by Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

Ralph Ramkarran

Sean Hinds comes out of the dark and dangerous recesses of our recent history. In the relating of events of that era, he cleverly ensures that the confessions that he makes stop short of implicating him in any criminal activity, save that his admission that he was contracted to kill Ronald Waddell may point to involvement in a conspiracy to commit a crime. That admission is a matter for the Police.

Sean Hinds emerged against a background of seething political convulsions, which started immediately after the 1992 general elections, subsided, resumed after the 1997 general elections, subsided, then resumed again after the 2001 general elections. Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 30 July 2015 – Demerara Waves – [8 articles]

    GUYANA – Latest News – 30 July 2015 – Demerara Waves  [8 articles]

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 29 June 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 29 June 2015

  • Former Minister appears in court for larceny of state property
  • Reduced tolls for Berbice bridge soon
  • Another former Minister – Bheri Ramsaran– to appear in court
  • Opposition still to take up seats in Parliament
  • Government functionaries to come under scrutiny
  • Police again on the radar for abuse
  • Rodney Commission wrapping up continues
  • Sports

Click links below to view the TV news Videos:-  Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 29 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 29 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

  • Former Minister Jennifer Westford, subordinate will not face High Court trial on larceny, forgery charges – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1ILI05y
  • Former Health Minister Bheri Ramsaran will be charged in “slap and strip” episode -Crime Chief – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1JSovD1
  • Possible multi-million dollar scam at Public Service Ministry; no fingers pointing at Jennifer Westford – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1MtYtLi
  • Berbice bridge tolls to be reduced – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1I1S330

Video: Pres. David Granger – Speech at UN International Conference on Financing for Development, 2015

President David Granger – Speech at International Conference on Financing for Development, 2015

VIDEO: http://webtv.un.org/search/david-arthur-granger-guyana-1st-plenary-meeting/4351832917001?term=guyana

FfD_Logo-140David Arthur Granger (Guyana), 1st Plenary Meeting –  [UN Video]
13 Jul 2015 – His Excellency David Arthur Granger, President of the Republic of Guyana, at the 1st Plenary Meeting of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2015

Obama warns on Africa leaders refusing to step down

Obama warns on Africa leaders refusing to step down

US President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa on July 28, 2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at African Union HQ

[28 July 2015 – BBC News] US President Barack Obama has ended his visit to Africa by warning the continent will not advance if its leaders refuse to step down when their terms end.  “Nobody should be president for life,” Mr Obama said.

He was speaking at the African Union‘s headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, the first time a sitting US president has addressed the body.

Earlier in the trip, Mr Obama visited Kenya, the homeland of his late father.    Continue reading

Guyana Sugar: Dr Clive Thomas appointed Chairman of GuySuCo

GUYANA – Latest News – 28 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 28 July 2015 – Demerara Waves (7 items)

Black Churches in America – By Dr Dhanpaul Narine

Black Churches in America – By Dr Dhanpaul Narine

Black Churches Burned

Black Churches Burned

It is 1758 and a slave reports on the condition of Blacks. He says, ‘the white folks would come in when the colored people would have prayer meetings, and whip every one of them. Most of them thought that when colored people were praying it was against them.’ In 2105 in Charleston, South Carolina, a weapon that was deadlier than the whip was used and it brought tragic results.

Black churches were a cause of concern to the White establishment during and after slavery. A Black congregation was seen as a threat to White supremacy. The congregation was an example of faith, togetherness, and the ownership of property and this did not sit well with Whites. When Whites in the South wanted excitement they would set fire to Black churches. The flames provided relief from boredom and sent a message to Blacks to mind their message and manners.  Continue reading

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